Philippine Casinos Have The Edge After Macau, Evergrande Fiascos

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Big things are happening in the domestic Philippines gambling market. Just recently, it was announced that half of the country’s POGOs – or Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators – have closed up shop and fled the country without paying their outstanding tax bills. And while this left PAGCOR reeling a bit with upwards of $30 million …

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Coronavirus Shuts Down PAGCOR Retail Gambling, POGOs Still Operational

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As of right now, most retail gambling in the Philippines has been temporarily suspended. Per the government’s overarching coronavirus response, PAGCOR – the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation – has shuttered all operations in the National Capital Region, or NCR. This includes all 16 NCR cities, and all forms of retail gambling have been put …

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